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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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Cracked Hardwood Pen Blanks

12-12-2013 07:39 PM by rossmatt06

Hello! I’ve recently purchased my first lathe (2nd hand grizzly) and...

3 12-12-2013 09:20 PM
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which grinding wheel

12-11-2013 10:16 PM by sgv

OK wood turners which grinding wheel do you use? and are these any good?Norto...

4 12-12-2013 03:25 PM
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rockwell beaver lathe spindle adapters

11-26-2013 07:31 AM by praspekt

all of my chucks are 1” 8 tpi, and i just found an old rockwell beaver ...

21 12-09-2013 07:25 AM
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Need help or advice on wood storage for turning

11-23-2013 11:26 AM by aussiedave

Hi fellow LJ’s I am still building the bench/stand for my new Nova lath...

15 12-09-2013 02:15 AM
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Lighter kits in USA

12-07-2013 11:26 PM by LordBTN

Hello all I am a cigar smoker and have made some Humidors and have just go...

1 12-09-2013 12:01 AM
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Home made Ball Jig

12-08-2013 06:20 PM by Vince

Went to the Woodworking Show in Costa Mesa, California and saw th...

4 12-08-2013 11:45 PM
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Old Craftsman lathe

12-04-2013 01:41 AM by facecarver

Pulled this out of my storage unit,I think it’s a 1999 .Blew it off...

21 12-07-2013 04:28 AM
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tube/pipe /hose size

12-05-2013 09:12 PM by Alexander

I’ve got the vacuum pump installed and wired up. Ready to order materia...

2 12-06-2013 07:29 PM
View Micahm's profile

Just got my Thompson lathe tools in the mail!

12-05-2013 08:20 PM by Micahm

The mailman brought me my Thompson lathe tools today! I got the 1/8” pa...

11 12-05-2013 09:58 PM
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sharpening machines or treadle grinding stone?

11-30-2013 11:14 PM by Micahm

I am looking for a good way to sharpen lathe tools. Tormek is to high for me ...

16 12-05-2013 09:38 PM
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Some of the best turning videos ever!

11-15-2013 09:33 PM by RolfBe

Steve’s videos are very clear sharp and really show you what to do with...

9 12-05-2013 05:55 PM
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Lathe Tool

12-02-2013 07:43 PM by sgv

OK LJs just ordered the Nova2 with free chuck and no shipping from Rocklers ...

17 12-04-2013 04:47 PM
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rign master

12-02-2013 02:17 PM by randypo

ordered a ring master for my nova dvr it will be 3 weeks ago on monday does a...

4 12-04-2013 02:02 PM
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Good lathe tools?

12-02-2013 06:32 PM by Micahm

Looking for some good lathe tools that I can use to turn anything from big bo...

4 12-03-2013 03:29 AM
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Question for pen turners - Are different companies bushings the same?

11-26-2013 01:43 AM by Marcus

So I know both Rockler and Woodcraft use 10mm tubes for their “cuban...

7 12-02-2013 06:09 PM
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Live Center Steady

11-14-2013 02:30 PM by Nubsnstubs

I would like to thank those of you who commented on my live center with the w...

13 11-30-2013 07:46 AM
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Lathe or CNC

11-28-2013 11:30 PM by popeyekris

I’m thinking of buying either a Lathe or CNC, which I haven’t a c...

13 11-29-2013 06:39 PM
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Turning Chinaberry

02-08-2013 07:42 PM by ldl

Anybody ever turned chinaberry. This is my first time with it. Is it a good...

11 11-29-2013 02:01 PM
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New Pen Blank section just launched at

11-28-2013 04:29 PM by Savage Woods

Figured cocobolo, ziricote, Mexican ebony, granadillo, and more – see t...

0 11-28-2013 04:29 PM
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Nova 16-24 woodcraft sale

11-19-2013 05:21 PM by Micahm

I am looking for a new lathe and I have came across the nova 16-24 that Woodc...

12 11-28-2013 12:11 PM

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